JUNE 2010

Manager of Vortex Valves’ new Switzerland office appointed

Vortex Valves International announced the appointment of Oliver Küng as the new sales manager of Vortex Valves GmbH. Oliver will oversee Vortex’s new office based in Zurich, Switzerland, and will be responsible for sales development in Switzerland, France, Germany and Austria. The office will also provide support for Vortex’s existing Italian representative, Normicom, srl.

Küng brings seventeen years of experience from Bühler AG Switzerland, to the Vortex Valves team, which gave Küng an impressive edge over other candidates, according to Jon Naylor, Vortex Valve’s European Managing Director. Joining Bühler at the young age of 17, Küng was apprenticed to the Head Millwright, building equipment such as sifters, valves and mills. He became chief installation engineer for Worldwide operations before taking up the post of sales manager in 2006. Küng will use his industry contacts, processing knowledge, and language skills in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese to head the Central European sales office in Switzerland.